Blackstones Hosts the Johannes Wallmann Quintet Saturday July 13 (w/2COL pic)

LACONIA — Blackstones, located at the Margate Resort, will host the Johannes Wallmann Quintet on Saturday July 13 at 8 p.m. General Admission is $5, with free admission for students.
Born in Münster, Germany, Johannes Wallmann grew up on Canada's Vancouver Island, where he was a student of piano and guitar. Deciding to pursue a career in piano, Wallmann moved first to Boston to study at the Berklee College of Music, and then New York City where he earned a Master's and Ph.D. in jazz studies from New York University.
Wallmann is a two-time Canada Council artist grant recipient, and has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has performed or recorded with Danny Gottlieb, Tim Horner, Gary Bartz, Seamus Blake, Pete Yellin, Ingrid Jensen, Dr. Francois Clemmons, Gabe Jarrett, and the Harlem Spiritual Ensemble.
Johannes will perform at Blackstones with trumpeter Russ Johnson, guitarist Gilad Hekselman, bassist Sean Conly & drummer Jeff Hirshfield.
Performance is sponsored by David Salzberg, Heat Pizza, Sanborn's Note-able Sound, the Landmark Inn, and Carrie's Eco Spa & Boutique.

Johannes Wallmann (Courtesy photo)